anticancer plants in Australia

Our cellular anticancer system evolved in the expectation that certain plant molecules would always be present in our diet. A lot of these we can grow in our gardens.

From the Foreword by Richard Fernandez

David Archibald’s book is an invaluable resource for all those interested in reducing their risk to cancer through diet. It lists the plants that have been investigated for their anticancer properties and why. It contains an extensive bibliography that readers can use to learn more. It doesn’t try to be a guidebook to alternative medicine or a recipe book to cure specific ailments. Perhaps the most fascinating chapter is Archibald’s short history of chemotherapy and how it attempts to work. By focusing on the wherefores it is the opposite of those books which with scant preliminaries attempt to offer remedies without offering understanding.

Praise for The Anticancer Garden in Australia

“This is a splendid book that will reach out to many; and hopefully will inspire some to undertake further research.”

Major General John Pearn FRCP FLS AO RFD MD PhD DSc FRACP, Former Surgeon General, The Australian Defence Force, Emeritus Professor, School of Medicine, University of Queensland


“I really enjoyed reading it and learnt a lot.”

Hillary Flavell


“This book is the fruit of an ambitious project. I found it interesting and full of information.”

Professor Marco Falasca, Professor of Metabolism, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, Curtin University, Perth


Price: $34.95 postage included in Australia, A$50.00 outside Australia

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